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Former Toys R Us store at Deepdale Shopping Park due for approval on gym conversion

The former Toys R Us in the Deepdale Shopping Park Pic: Blog Preston A planning application has been submitted to turn the former Toys R Us store, Deepdale Shopping Park into a new gym. The application proposes to change the internal layout of […]

2 years ago
New Co-Op food store opens in former Fulwood restaurant building

A new Co-op food store has opened in Fulwood on Friday, 4 December, following a £635,000 investment creating 12 jobs. The Garstang Road store runs on 100 per cent renewable […]

2 years ago
Pictures of Preston’s first weekend of mandatory masks

Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook Face coverings are now mandatory for shoppers in Preston and the rest of England, after new coronavirus rules came into effect on Friday (24 July). Masks are compulsory in enclosed […]

2 years ago
Preston high street recovering post-lockdown

Queues outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre and Primark Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s high street is performing better than Manchester and Liverpool during post-lockdown recovery, according to a new report. The Centre for Cities ‘High Street Recovery Tracker’, compiled using anonymised mobile […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement This new store is coming to St George’s Shopping Centre

Smiggle in St George’s Centre. Credit: Tony Worrall A brand new store is set to open inside St George’s Shopping Centre in Preston later this month. Keen-eyed shoppers will have spotted […]

5 years ago
HMV to close Fishergate store next month

HMV has announced that their Fishergate store will close on January 25th. The retailer will move to a smaller unit in St George’s Centre in Spring 2017. There is currently […]

6 years ago
How return of TJ Hughes is attracting people to Preston city centre

L-R Anna Gornall, Town Crier Peter Taunton, Harry Panayi and Kathryn Bloxsome The return of department store TJ Hughes to Fishergate Shopping Centre is helping to attract more people to Preston city centre, according to new figures. Fishergate Shopping Centre are reporting […]

6 years ago
How to win £1,000 just by taking a selfie

You can win £1,000 for the Christmas period just by taking a selfie at the St George’s Centre. From now until December 20 you need to take a picture in […]

7 years ago
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